No Child Left Behind Act
Teachers' unions have protested it. Republicans have condemned it. U.S. businesses helped initiate it and President Obama endorsed it.
Wyoming will not receive a federal waiver that would ease consequences for schools under the No Child Left Behind Act, according to a Wyoming Department of Education email obtained by the Star-Tribune.
Alarmed that United States has fallen behind other nations in student achievement, some American business leaders convinced state leaders to take action. The National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers led the development of new standards, spelling out what …
CASPER, Wyo. — A new accountability system to grade Wyoming schools, teachers and principals is still on track despite two failed bills on the topic this legislative session, state education officials said Tuesday.
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HELENA — Montana public schools, moving to new standards for English and math, won’t have to test students on the old standards while doing a dry run on the new testing next spring, the state’s top school official said Tuesday.
More than half of Wyoming’s schools failed to make sufficient progress toward federal proficiency goals last school year, according to a report released Monday by the Wyoming Department of Education.
More Billings students needed to score a little better this year on math and reading as No Child Left Behind requirements inched up again this spring.
HELENA — Montana students have fallen short of this year's benchmarks set by the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
Wyoming is holding off a year in its request for a waiver that allows the state relief from the federal No Child Left Behind Act in exchange for state educational reform efforts, because the state isn’t ready to meet the waiver’s required timeline.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The one-sized-fits-all national requirements of No Child Left Behind would give way to standards that states write for themselves under legislation Senate Democrats announced Tuesday.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Campbell County School District is seeking a waiver for the second straight year under the state's 16-to-1 student-teacher ratio rule for grades K-3.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — The U.S. Department of Education has granted an extension on Wyoming's request for a waiver from federal education standards.
Some Wyoming students will take an extra test this spring after they complete their required state assessments. However, the additional test won't determine if they've learned what they're supposed to; students will be testing the test.
CASPER, Wyo. — For the first time, Wyoming schools will be able to compare their graduation rates with any other high school in the country.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Education is seeking a waiver from federal education requirements.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Education plans to file for a federal No Child Left Behind Act waiver Thursday in the hope of avoiding consequences in 2014 for failing to meet standards, Director Jim Rose said.
CASPER, Wyo. — Substantial problems in the way the Wyoming Department of Education handled this year's data required by No Child Left Behind indicate an inability to perform duties required by state law, according to a recent report to legislators.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Of the 349 schools in Wyoming, 210 met federal goals under No Child Left Behind for the 2011-12 school year, according to information released Thursday evening by the Wyoming Department of Education.
CASPER, Wyo. — Fewer Wyoming school districts and schools met federal benchmarks for the 2011-12 school year, continuing a trend from the past few years.